FAQ: Lambda Function Code Challenge - Ends With A

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my solution:

ends_in_a = lambda str: str[-1] is “a”


Why is this accepted please:

ends_in_a = lambda ends_in_a: True if ends_in_a[-1] == “a” else False

but this is not (SyntaxError pointing at “=”):

ends_in_a = lambda ends_in_a: True if ends_in_a[-1] = “a” else False

Thank you

Aha, answered my own question…

“=” is for assigning values
“==” is for comparing values